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Sri Lanka beats Scotland by 148 runs

Kumar Sangakkara created history by notching up a record fourth consecutive ODI century that powered Sri Lanka to a crushing 148 run win over Scotland in their final group league match....

ICC World Cup: Sri Lanka post 363/9 against Scotland

HOBART: Kumar Sangakkara struck a record fourth consecutive World Cup century and Tilakaratne Dilshan also smashed a ton to help Sri Lanka amass 363 for nine against a hapless Scotland....

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bat against Scotland

Hobart: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat against Scotland in a Pool A cricket World Cup match, here on Wednesday. Teams:  Sri Lanka: Lahiru....

Former Test captain Moin Khan to be sacked as Pakistan’s Chief Selector after World Cup

KARACHI: Former Test captain Moin Khan will be released from his duties as Chief Selector after the ICC cricket World Cup regardless of where the Pakistan team ends in the....

Security scene better but no plans to host top teams now, says PCB

New Delhi: Insisting that the security situation in Pakistan is "much better" now, the Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan says the PCB can repose faith in full members to tour....

World Cup 2015: Indian juggernaut rolls on, Gavaskar says bowlers deserve all credit

HAMILTON: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar has credited the Indian team's bowlers for raising their game at the big stage after India thrashed Ireland by eight wickets to record their ninth....

India will lift the WC trophy, says Ravi Shastri

Indian cricket team’s director Ravi Shastri, on Tuesday, said the defending champions were well on course to lift the World Cup trophy. India thrashed Ireland by eight wickets to record....

Dhoni now only behind Ponting with most consecutive World Cup wins

Hamilton: With nine straight World Cup wins under their belt, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led India stand only second to Ricky Ponting's Australian side that registered 24 consecutive victories in the....

India beats Ireland by 8 wickets

Indian bowlers reigned supreme after an indifferent start as they dismissed a spirited Ireland for 259 in 49 overs in their penultimate Pool B match of the cricket World Cup,....

Ireland all out post 259 in 49 overs against India

Electing to bat, Ireland were all out for 259 in 49 overs against India in a Pool B cricket World Cup match at Seddon Park, in Hamilton on Tuesday. Ireland....

World Cup 2015: Bangladesh knock out England to set up likely clash with India

ADELAIDE: Bangladesh on Monday knocked out England from the cricket World Cup with a 15-run win to set up a likely clash with defending champions India in the quarterfinals of....

FIA boss Jean Todt says India deserves Formula One

Mumbai: Jean Todt, president of world motorsports governing body FIA, has said that India deserves Formula 1 and he hopes the dropped Grand Prix returns to the country in the....

World Cup 2015: Mohammed Shami has been impressive, says Hadlee

Hamilton: India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami today received the biggest compliment in his two-year international career as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time Sir Richard Hadlee termed....

Lalit Modi removed from Rajasthan Cricket Association

JAIPUR: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was removed as the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) president after a no confidence motion was passed against him by office bearers of the rival....

India aim record World Cup win against Ireland

On the cusp of creating World Cup history, a supremely confident India will aim to crush a gutsy Ireland in their penultimate group encounter of the ICC cricket World Cup,....

World Cup 2015: Good performance by Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav helped me, says Mohit Sharma

Hamilton: He has impressed with his miserly bowling effort in the ongoing cricket World Cup but seamer Mohit Sharma says credit also goes to the new ball bowlers Mohammed Shami....

WC 2015: ‘I don’t want to go through this confusion’

Perth: Crediting Shoaib Akhtar for bringing back rhythm in his bowling, Indian pacer Mohammad Shami has said the former Pakistan speedster advised him to shorten his run-up, which has helped....

World Cup 2015: India aim record win against Ireland

HAMILTON: On the cusp of creating World Cup history, a supremely confident India will aim to crush a gutsy Ireland in their penultimate group encounter of the ICC Cricket World....

All England Championship: ‘I just lost focus and began hurrying, which was not right’

Birmingham: After her dreams of winning the All England badminton championship ended in agony with a defeat in the final, a crestfallen Saina Nehwal said it was her lack of....

Afghanistan top online searches among minnows in World Cup

Guwahati: War-torn Afghanistan, who made their debut in the ongoing World Cup, topped the chart of most online searches among the new and lesser experienced teams. According to a latest....

World Cup 2015: Mohammad Shami thanks Shoaib Akhtar for advice

Perth: Crediting Shoaib Akhtar for bringing back rhythm in his bowling, Indian pacer Mohammad Shami has said the former Pakistan speedster advised him to shorten his run-up, which has helped....

World Cup 2015: MS Dhoni defends Raina’s so-called ‘problem’ with short balls

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that a big deal is made out of Suresh Raina's susceptibility to short-pitched bowling and stressed that the UP lad is the best bet....

Indian women maul Ghana 13-0 in FIH Hockey World League Round 2

NEW DELHI: Vandana Katariya scored four goals as India mauled a hapless Ghana 13-0 to begin their campaign in the FIH Women's Hockey World League Round 2 in style at....

All England Championship: Saina Nehwal scripts history, storms into maiden final

Birmingham: London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to reach the finals of the All England Badminton Championship, the most prestigious tournament, with....

Australia, Sri Lanka battle for second spot in Pool A

Australia, Sri Lanka battle for second spot in Pool A

Having had similar results till now, Australia and Sri Lanka will be looking for bragging rights before heading into quarterfinals when they take on each other in a Pool A....

Pakistan manage 222 all out vs South Africa in rain-hit ODI

Pakistan manage 222 all out vs South Africa in rain-hit ODI

Put into bat, Pakistan managed to post 222 all out in their rain-reduced 47 overs-a-side Pool B World Cup cricket match against South Africa, here today. Brief scores: Pakistan: 222....

I also feel pressure but can get out of it: Dhoni

I also feel pressure but can get out of it: Dhoni

A regular saviour under tough circumstances for the Indian cricket team, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he also feels the pressure like others but manages the rescue acts as he....

Dhoni defends Raina’s “problem” with short balls

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that a big deal is made out of Suresh Raina’s susceptibility to short-pitched bowling and stressed that the UP lad is the best bet....

Arjun Atwal, Daniel Chopra make cut at Puerto Rico Open

Arjun Atwal, Daniel Chopra make cut at Puerto Rico Open

Rio Grande: Arjun Atwal playing his first PGA Tournament since September last year made the cut with a one-under 71 in the second round of the Puerto Rico Open on....

Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics

Mary Kom decides to quit boxing after Rio Olympics

New Delhi: Olympic medallist pugilist M C Mary Kom on Monday said she has decided to quit boxing after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as her body would not be....